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    South Korea part 4: Full steam ahead


    A mix of carrier, 3PL, 4PL integrator and central logistics purchaser, Hyundai Glovis’s strength and expansion rely on third parties as well as Hyundai-KiaThe rise of Hyundai Glovis has been the logistics parallel to Hyundai and Kia’s emergence as production and export superpowers. The company has solidified its position as ...

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    Tamil Nadu set to become major Indian automotive hub


    L&T Ports, which operates at the Indian port of Kattupalli, has begun handling the export of finished vehicles for the first time.Consignments, which started in June, have begun with Fuso trucks and earth moving equipment built by Daimler in India, as well as cranes from Kobelco, which makes construction and ...

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    Grimaldi builds MEX service and invests in Atlantic fleet


    Maritime logistics provider, Grimaldi, is improving the frequency of its Mediterranean Express (MEX) service with the addition of a fifth vessel, which will be deployed from early 2016. The company already has four con-ro and multipurpose vessels supporting the service.From September it has announced that the frequency of shipments between ...

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    Browning replaces Ward at London Gateway port


    Andy Browning has been appointed as cargo supply chain manager at DP World London Gateway, the UK’s newest deep-sea container terminal. Browning has moved from his previous position as supply chain and logistics solutions development manager at global, specialist beverage logistics company, JF Hillebrand. “I am joining at a time ...

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    Calais port strike throws automotive freight movements up in the air


    The closure of the French port of Calais because of industrial action taken by the Syndicat Maritime Nord union has hit freight movements in and out of the UK. While the port has now been reopened, disruption is continuing this week, something that has been compounded by incidents of migrant ...

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    CMP signs deal with China’s BYD for electric bus deliveries to Sweden


    Port operator, Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP), will begin unloading electric powered buses at its terminal in Malmö, Sweden in November this year. The move follows a contract signed with Chinese vehicle maker BYD back in May. The first consignment will consist of seven buses that are destined for local passenger ...

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    PKT Logistics to develop automotive hub in Jakarta with MTI


    PKT Logistics, one of Malaysia’s main logistics providers, has signed a joint venture agreement with Multi-Terminal Indonesia (MTI) to create an automotive hub at the port of Tanjung Priok on the north coast of Jakarta.MTI is the logistics arm of PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo), a collection of state corporations responsible ...

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    GM chooses Argentine port of Rosario as regional hub


    General Motors’ division in Argentina is to use the port of Rosario for its logistics activities in the country. All logistics operations run by GM in South America will now be based at Terminal Puerto Rosario, which was chosen because of its geographical position both on the bi-oceanic rail corridor ...

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    Closing the gap in Africa


    South Africa’s vehicle exports to the rest of the African continent, particularly on the west coast, continue to grow, presenting an opportunity for a variety of carriers who service the country’s main export hubs. However, despite the relative proximity of these markets to South African manufacturers, the logistics gap is ...

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    Renault-Nissan awards maritime logistics providers at ALE Supplier Convention


    Finished vehicle logistics providers Grimaldi and Neptune Lines were among the recipients of supplier awards recently awarded by Renault-Nissan at its Alliance Logistics Europe Supplier Convention held at Technocentre Renault in Guyancourt, near Paris.Italian maritime and logistics provider Grimaldi Group took the award for its outstanding performance level according to ...

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    Renault using shortsea from Vigo to export Spanish volumes


    Renault is to make use of the Spanish north-western port of Vigo to dispatch finished vehicles built at its plants in Valladolid and Palencia to Nantes, on a ‘motorways of the sea’ route to western France. The carmaker intends to export around 30,000 units a year to France. However, this ...

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    Daimler chooses Slovenian port of Koper for exports to Asia


    The Slovenian port of Koper has won a new tender to handle Daimler finished vehicles, shipped from Mercedes-Benz plants in Germany and south-eastern Europe.Subject to the carmaker’s final plans, the port operator, Luka Koper, can expect to handle export volumes from southern Germany, as well as from plants in Austria, ...

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    Ford begins Mustang exports from US to Europe


    Following the start of global Mustang exports from the US this year, which began in January to China, Ford has now started exports of the model to Europe.As with the initial China exports, volume numbers have begun modestly, with 575 units shipped from the Flat Rock assembly plant in Michigan ...

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    Yusen adds LCL service for automotive between China and Japan


    Yusen Logistics’ division in China has launched a direct less-than-container load (LCL) service between China and Japan for the delivery of automotive parts.The service, which began in May, is running between Nansha, a district of Guangzhou, to Tokyo and Nagoya and has reduced the lead time on deliveries to 10 ...

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    A tale of two seasons for North American vehicle logistics


    The 6th annual FVL North America conference brought together 350 delegates to sunny California, where they discussed the lingering chill of winter affecting the logistics network, at the same time that sales and investment in the sector continue to sizzleAdditional reporting by Marcus Williams and Rachael HoggIt was the best ...

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    Subaru extends lease for operations at port of Vancouver to 2030


    Subaru of America has extended its lease at the US port of Vancouver until 2030 with two additional five-year options that could extend its tenancy there for a further ten years. The carmaker’s lease was due to have expired on August 31, 2020.The carmaker leases around 16 hectares from the ...

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    Ford rings the changes at Valencia


    Ford’s plant in Valencia, Spain has been transformed into one of its busiest and most complex supply chains globally, with five models across two assembly lines, and a global export distribution. Marcus Williams considers why Ford chose itThe consolidation of production at Almussafes, just outside Valencia on Spain’s Mediterranean coast, ...

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    Vessel agreement to benefit parts shipments between Asia and South America


    Maersk Line has recently signed a vessel sharing agreement with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) for trade between Asia and the east coast of South America.Maersk said the trade lane was key for the transport of automobile parts and electronics and that the agreement would improve ...

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    Barcelona stays at the top as Spain's main automotive port


    Latest figures provided by the Spanish Association of Car and Truck Manufacturers (ANFAC) for vehicle movements through the country's national ports shows that 86% of all finished vehicles built locally are exported. Of the 2.4m vehicles produced last year – which was the best for the past five years, with ...

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    Valencia ports see major rise in vehicle volumes


    The Spanish ports of Valencia and Sagunto, which are both administered by Valencia port authority are seeing a significant uptick in the volume of finished vehicle traffic they are handling, helped largely by the expansion of activity by Ford at its plant in nearby Almussafes.In recently released figures, the port ...